White Rascal | Avery Brewing Company

White RascalWhite Rascal
BA SCORE
48%
Liked This Beer
3.64 w/ 2,497 ratings
White RascalWhite Rascal
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
22 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,046
Reviews:
780
Ratings:
2,497
Liked:
1,198
Avg:
3.64/5
pDev:
13.74%
Alströms:
3.33
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
465
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,497 |  Reviews: 780
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Sam Adams signature pint.

Appearance: Light hazy gold, (white) head is not as built as some would like rising to maybe 1/4" off the body.

Smell: Strong [lemon] citrus scent with a hard yeast feel. Weird in a way that it might smell spoiled to others but still happy.

Taste: Lemon oh yes lemon with a yeast feel that really can't leave you unhappy. Honestly I really like it, it is creamy a little sweet and of course bitter. Well made.

Mouth Sharp texture, that tingles the palates. Medium carbonation feel;s just right.

Overall: People have bashed this beer but it lives to above of it's potential. It is tasty and with a crisp after-taste it is incredibly satisfying. Salud!

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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1.83/5  rDev -49.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Not a fan of Belgian Ales to begin with. This is par for the course with me. Definitely not the worst I've had. Would still drink this beer over any Domestic Lagers. I will give this beer a try again in the future just to be certain that I'm not on a vein of IPA adoration.

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of alexipa
4.45/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

For what this is supposed to be, Avery nailed it. It doesn't get overly hot here in Boulder... but when it does you can find everyone sitting outside at the tap room with a White Rascal.

They nailed the style with this one, even though it seems a little out of place among their usual big beer offerings. It has just enough substance while still being light and fruity. Just a really nice beer on a really hot day.

Oh it's cheap and comes in cans. Yeah, I'm sold too.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of iSip
4.23/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Avery White Rascal Belgian White: Wow, very good Belgian whit beer from Avery! I am a whit beer fan, but great ones are hard to find in the US. The White Rascal is a beautiful pour, with a striking straw yellow color and pure white head that does lace. Not perfectly clear, but I would not call it hazy either. The aroma has loads of citrus. The flavor has a balanced blend of citrus and honey. I am not a big fan of spices in beer, but the coriander blends well in this brew. Avery produces a top shelf bomber series, and their mainstream products are above average. The White Rascal is another example of an above average product.

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Photo of imasloth
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Light lemony yellow with small white head and cloudy appearance.

S- Lemon bitterness with wheat malt underpinning and slight bubble gum smell reminiscent of a Hefe.

T- Coriander and bubble gum from yeast flavors stand out. Light citrus taste.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth, light mouth coating after swallow.

O- Very nice ... More Hefe than necessary than very enjoyable.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed on June 24, 2012. Poured from a 12 oz. can into a Pint glass. Digitized code/date on bottom of can.
A-Straw yellow, cloudy unfiltered. Thick bubbly white head, quickly dissipates with nice lacing.

S-Straw. Grass. Coriander. Funk.

T-Grassy at first then a faint orange, spicy flavor.

M-Very light, easy to drink. Low ABV very sessionable, definite summer drink to me.

O-Decent Belgian Wit; light, funky, tasty. Very easy to drink a lot of these on a hot summer day.

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

White Rascal from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 48% out of 100 with 2,497 ratings
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